African leaders have been advised to unite with common goal towards providing solutions to the problems bedeviling the African Continent.
This advise was part of the submissions of panelists at the 2019Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum held in Abuja.
The two-day event with the theme “Empowering African Entrepreneurs” attracted participants within African Continent and Europe…
Speakers at the event included the Vice President of Nigeria ,Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the founder of Tony Elumelu foundation,Tony Elumelu and President, African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina were of the opinion that African leaders must change from youth empowerment to youth investment, which they said can only be achieved through strong partnership by introducing new financial models that will give birth to new skills to bring about African growth and development.
They maintained that continuous engagement of youth and women can not be over emphasised in fighting poverty in Africa and the world at large.
Also present at the event include Presidents of Democratic Republic of Kongo, Senegal, Rwanda and the Prime Minister of Uganda.
Others were the Governors of Niger state Abubakar Sani-Bello , Ekiti, Gombe, Kwara and Kano.